Alice In Chains Classic Album “Dirt” Turns 30 – Remastered Album Out Now


Rock and Metal kings Alice In Chains are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the release of their epic album Dirt (Columbia)! The album definitely catapulted the band to all-time great status, charted several singles, had videos that dominated regular rotation on MTV, when they played videos and had Headbangers Ball, and led to major tours all over the world. The impact of the music was huge, and it was to be the last album made with bassist Mike Starr (RIP), who was dismissed from the band soon after.
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Foscor Shares an Incredible Cover of Alice In Chains’ Iconic Track “Would”


 

Catalan post-Rock masters Foscor have surprised and delighted us with their new cover of the Alice in Chains song “Would?” – an iconic track from the heyday of grunge and American rock. Released from both the original soundtrack to Singles and the band’s landmark album Dirt (both celebrating a 30th anniversary in 2022 (AIC this week), the song is epic. In Foscor’s hands they transform the track into a post-Rock masterpiece with other elements not heard in the original (nods to doom metal and black metal), but undeniably remains Foscor sounding. Listen to the cover via the official Season of Mist YouTube channel below.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Various Artists – Dirt Redux


Alice in Chains, when spoken out loud, is understood by all in earshot. Love them or not, every person who says they enjoy rock music in some format knows who they are. One of their finest works was the 1992 classic, Dirt (Columbia Records), which spawned five radio hits, peaked at number six on the Billboard charts, and has sold over five million copies worldwide. Now, twenty-eight years later, the next generation of rock stars have paid tribute to a timeless classic by each taking on a track to cover however they want; thus, was born, Dirt Redux (Magnetic Eye Records).

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Punisher Season 2 Trailer Features Alice In Chains Classic “Would”


Marvel’s The Punisher Season 2 drops next week from Netflix, on January 18th, 2019 and promised to be a further step up from the already impressive debut in 2018. Starring Jon Bernthal (The Walking Dead) The new trailer, the second so far, is a revealing look at the character arcs for the new season and the challenges Frank Castle faces. It also features Alice In Chains all-time classic song “Would?”, which turned twenty-five years old last year, along with the album Dirt. Famously the original Season 1 trailer for the show featured Metallica’s ‘One’. The Netflix Marvel shows, which are winding down their run with Punisher and Jessica Jones Season 3 have frequently used rock and metal classics in the trailers and the occasionally the shows. Watch the trailer below right now and get pumped!

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CLASSIC ALBUMS REVISITED: Alice In Chains’ Masterpiece “Dirt” Turns 25


With the exception of Metallica, Pearl Jam, and Nirvana, no other band helped shape the tenor of mainstream 1990s rock and metal in terms of influence than Alice In Chains. Twenty-five years ago today the landmark album, Dirt was born via Columbia Records. Not only was it the bands commercial breakthrough, but it was their creative zenith in many ways, establishing them as a leader in the genre. Ghost Cult Magazine takes a look back at the album on the anniversary of its release.Continue reading


Watch Alice In Chains Play Their Hit Would, Live At Rock Allegiance


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Alice In Chains was one of the headliners of last weekends’ Second Annual Rock Allegiance Festival at Talon Energy Stadium, in Chester, PA near Philadelphia. They band played a great set including hits like their 1992 song ‘Would’ from their landmark album Dirt (Columbia). Continue reading